Posted in To Do | music on January 17, 2011

Buke and Gass @ Mercury Lounge in Dec (more by David Andrako)
Buke and Gass

today in NYC
* Chicha Libre @ Barbes
* Raya Brass Band @ Barbes
* Whiplash w/ Daniel Kitson @ UCB
* Crinkles, Rifle Recoil, Y/Y @ Zebulon
* Martha Wainwright @ Rockwood Music Hall
* deVries, Spanish Prisoners, Brick and Mortar, The Can't Tells @ Pianos
* Legitimate Sons, Johnny Butler, Jason Anthony Harris, Jonathan Wood Vincent @ Cake Shop
* Hot Club of Detroit, Milly Beau, Tony Scherr Trio, Jim Campilongo Electric Trio, Tony Mason @ The Living Room
* Buke and Gass, Victoire, So Percussion, Nadia Sirota, Timo Andres, Gabriel Kahane, Chiara String Quartet, John Matthias, NOW Ensemble, Lisa Moore (Ecstatic Music Festival Marathon) @ Merkin Concert Hall

Maybe you have today off?

The Ecstatic Music Festival kicks off on Monday, January 17 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day) with a FREE 7-hour marathon from 2-9 pm featuring sets by some of the artists appearing later in the festival along with additional performers and headliners Buke and Gass with Victoire. Program highlights include a rare performance of Julius Eastman's Stay On It with Ne(x)tworks; the U.S. premiere of John Matthias, Adrian Corker and Andrew Prior's new work for violin, voice, electric guitar, piano and NeuroSampler, what happens; the second-ever New York performance of Corey Dargel's complete Other People's Love Songs with NOW Ensemble; and the Chiara String Quartet performing Jefferson Friedman's String Quartet No. 3.

Doors open at 1 pm. The marathon is free, and no tickets or reservations are required. A variety of snacks and drinks, including beer and wine, will be available at the concessions stand throughout the day.

Read more about the performers at the festival's blog.

The Wombats, U.S. Royalty, Sigmund Droid @ Glasslands is postponed.

What else?

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Comments (17)

I'm gonna go to the marathon even though the Kenyans always win.

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 8:45 AM

going

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 9:39 AM

wombats canceled..not postponed

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 9:47 AM

BB Kings is having that rock and roll fantasy camp show. Roger Daltrey is going to perform.

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 9:52 AM

tv baby, vaura, yosh (bloody panda), man's gin @ lit lounge

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 10:09 AM

On a scale of 1 to Madhouse, what should we expect here? How early do you think one should arrive, and if you're not in at 2:00, will people tend to flow in and out or are you probably out of luck?

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 10:15 AM

My work is racist.

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 10:41 AM

Gilly. Giiiilly.

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 11:52 AM

CAKE SHOP!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by Gorbert | January 17, 2011 1:05 PM

who is the dude in that picture?

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 1:47 PM

Check out Brick+Mortar @ Pianos!
www.myspace.com/brickmortar

Posted by A&HMusic | January 17, 2011 2:15 PM

Pianos tonight!!! Go see brick+mortar!
www.myspace.com/brickmortar.

Posted by JB | January 17, 2011 2:26 PM

How 'bout that barometric pressure?

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 2:59 PM

^ Richard Christy reference? If so, Win.

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 3:22 PM

I mentioned this in a previous post, but forgot to list it earlier. At Cameo:

Dear Friends,

Tonight we invite you in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. to a screening of Daniel Pinchbeck's "2012: A Time for Change".

Details:
- Doors at 8pm
- Movie starts at 9pm
- Q an A with Daniel Pinchbeck at 11pm

2012: Time for Change presents an optimistic alternative to apocalyptic doom and gloom. Directed by Emmy Award nominee João Amorim, the film follows journalist Daniel Pinchbeck, author of the bestselling 2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, on a quest for a new paradigm that integrates the archaic wisdom of tribal cultures with the scientific method. As conscious agents of evolution, we can redesign post-industrial society on ecological principles to make a world that works for all. Rather than breakdown and barbarism, 2012 heralds the birth of a regenerative planetary culture where collaboration replaces competition, where exploration of psyche and spirit becomes the new cutting edge, replacing the sterile materialism that has pushed our world to the brink.

$5 Cover Charge

Get there early to get a seat.

Posted by brooklynvegan | January 17, 2011 6:21 PM

I saw the hummus guy yesterday sniffing lines of hummus off pita triangles..

Posted by Anonymous | January 17, 2011 6:50 PM

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